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[Octave-bug-tracker] [bug #52585] Functions in namespace directories are
[Octave-bug-tracker] [bug #52585] Functions in namespace directories are not recognized by path functions such as which() or type()
Thu, 7 Dec 2017 14:00:27 -0500 (EST)
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Update of bug #52585 (project octave):
Summary: type cannot list the source of a function in a
namespace => Functions in namespace directories are not recognized by path
functions such as which() or type()
Follow-up Comment #5:
As another workaround, can also give the namespace and the m-file name.
The root problem is that which() should be able to find
when the parent directory to +containers is on the the path.
As yet another workaround, adding the namespace to the path explicitly makes
This is probably a clue as to the eventual solution. When directories are
added using addpath, they should probably be scanned for +namespace
directories and those might be added to the internal path variable, although
not displayed if someone calls path().
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